DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
PETER T. YOUNG, CHAIRPERSON
Phone: (808) 587-0401
Fax: (808) 587-0390
For Immediate Release:
DLNR Holding Public Forum
HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be holding a public information forum at the Wailoa Small Boat Harbor from 10 am to noon, Saturday, July 1, 2006. The forum will be held adjacent to the Wailoa boat launch ramp.
“The purpose of this forum is to provide information and address concerns stemming from the current harbor conditions, and the continuing increase in the numbers of personal water craft (PWC) users in East Hawai‘i. Marine restrictions for July 4th will also be discussed,” said Peter Young, DLNR chairperson.
Representatives from DLNR’s divisions of Conservation and Resources Enforcement, Boating and Ocean Recreation, Aquatic Resources, along with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, and a local marine engine technician will be present to answer questions and provide information regarding boating, personal water craft use and other ocean resource use.
There will be free USCG safety inspections available for those attending who bring their boat and/or PWC to the forum.
For more information, call DLNR-Enforcement, Officer Andrew Ford at (808) 974-6208
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